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Surfing Courses

online training imageA wide range of courses are available to cover all standards and levels in surfing. Identify you or your groups present ability and choose a course or surfing programme to suit. We offer two surfing courses at present:

  • Weekender Special
  • One Day Course

Weekender Special

Intensify your surfing experience. Why not book a weekender special - Two Surf lessons one Saturday and one Sunday plus two hire sessions. Almost guaranteed to have you surfing! Same format as open lesson. Check lesson times schedule for dates. For Small groups - minimum of 4 persons required. For accommodation Tramore and Waterford offer many types to suit your budget, see links page for info.


From € 110 per person

One Day Course

Two x 2 hour surf lessons plus surfing assessment and surfing etiquette discussions. Same format as open lesson. This one day course can be booked by individuals or groups, check the lesson times schedule for dates. For Small groups - minimum of 4 persons required.

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Qualifications, Safety & How to Book

All our Surfing Instructors are qualified by the relevant governing bodies and hold Beach Lifeguard qualifications.We operate a ratio of 8 students to 1 instructor but where children's surfing lessons are concerned we have a tendency to add extra helpers to the surf lesson (trainee surfing instructors, Oceanics future instructors!) accompanying senior surfing instructors into the water.Children are supervised both in and out of the water at all times.

All surfing lessons are held in waist depth water so you do not have to be a very strong swimmer.We will work with you at whatever depth you wish to start off at, sometimes with groups it can be getting you used to floating in a wetsuit before you decide to start riding waves.Those that are nervous, have no fear, we will give you all the confidence and help you need to have a good time.

All our Surfing Instructors pride themselves on being people friendly and have endless patience when teaching people about the moving wave and how to feel comfortable and confident when riding it.To book simply just email or call us requesting which dates you wish to book.For surfing lessons or camps a contact phone number is all that's required.

Checking in and payment is done 10 minutes before surfing lesson / camp times.You will be required to fill in a registration form which you can request to be sent to you in advance if you so wish.

For Groups pre-payment is necessary with a deposit required to secure your date.

For large groups a booking form will be sent and will need to be returned with deposit to secure dates.

Payment can be made by cash or cheque made out to Oceanics Surf School.


Our surfing lessons can also be booked online.

If you require further information email us on Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
or simply phone 051 390944! You might get the answering machine in which case enjoy the wave and weather forecast and leave your message or enquiry after the tone!

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